27 Years of Living and Learning in Los Angeles !


June marks 27 years living in California. Here are 27 things I have learned about living in Los Angeles after  27 years of living here: 1)  I really don’t have to fit in with the crowd here–NOR do I want to! 2)  In time, everyone talks like a “Californian.”  We say things like, “yeah, trafficContinue reading “27 Years of Living and Learning in Los Angeles !”

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A Frustrating Force


As the woman in the 3rd car behind me laid on her horn for a good minute, I smiled to myself, I was once that obnoxious driver. I had a form of road rage–when drivers didn’t drive correctly, I let them know about it!  Well, not really, I just yelled and screamed inside my carContinue reading “A Frustrating Force”

California Dreams–Letting Go!


I remember my second visit to California, I was 18 years old and loving this place!  Near the end of my trip, I read some graffiti on a freeway overpass, “Tourists GO HOME”!  I remember feeling really bad when I read it, almost like I had been personally attacked. I couldn’t understand how someone would wantContinue reading “California Dreams–Letting Go!”

STREET Smarts–Detroit Taught Me Well


Today,  I am feeling very appreciative of my mom and the freedom she graced upon her kids.  She gave us so much space and exposed us to more than the average person, I’m sure of it now. When I was a young girl, we would go and visit my Grandma and Grandpa in the Cass Corridor,Continue reading “STREET Smarts–Detroit Taught Me Well”